Bug ID 584041: forward slash '/' is used in the description field, admin user will be demoted to guest.

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.0, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.1.1, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.3, 12.1.3.1, 12.1.3.2, 12.1.3.3, 12.1.3.4, 12.1.3.5, 12.1.3.6, 12.1.3.7, 12.1.4, 12.1.4.1, 12.1.5

Fixed In:
13.0.0, 12.1.5.1

Opened: Mar 30, 2016
Severity: 3-Major

Symptoms

When creating a new admin user, if a forward slash '/' is used in the description field, the user will be demoted to guest.

Impact

mcp user's admin group demotion to guest.

Conditions

Creating a new admin user with a forward slash in the description text.

Workaround

Do not use forward slashes in the users description.

Fix Information

System now allows forward slashes '/' in user description.

Behavior Change